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Friday, April 12

12am - 3pm Friday, April 12

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Catered Lunch

Home Trends and Design Location: Home Trends and Design Shuttle Stop: 16 (Red Line)

Home Trends & Design enhances the High Point Market experience with catered lunches. Amidst browsing our latest offerings, guests can enjoy a convenient and satisfying meal, fostering connections and fueling conversations in a relaxed setting.

8am - 3pm Friday, April 12

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Courtyard Café

220 Elm Location: 220 Elm Main Lobby

Enjoy complimentary cookies, coffee, and water.

8am - 6pm Friday, April 12

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Preview the Kim Salmela for Crypton Fabric Collection at Norwalk Furniture

Crypton, Inc. Location: Norwalk Furniture: IHFC - M108, Main, Floor, Shuttle Stop: 1

Preview furniture & interior designer Kim Salmela’s inaugural textile collection with Crypton Home Fabrics, which debuts on her furniture in the Norwalk showroom during Spring High Point 2024!

8am - 7pm Friday, April 12

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Noz Nozawa x Corbett Lighting Collection Launch

Hudson Valley Lighting Group Location: Hudson Valley Lighting Group, Market Square, Mezzanine, M70, M90, M97, M99 Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

San Francisco-based interior design firm Noz Design has earned a reputation for creating one-of-a-kind, immersive residential and commercial spaces focusing on narrative and a collected over-time aesthetic. Merging designer Noz Nozawa's illustrious interior design career and passion project of designing jewelry, her debut lighting collection tells the brilliant story of what's possible when these two art forms collide. Be the first to preview the collection at High Point Market! "A lot of love went into this collaboration with Corbett, and I am so excited for that to radiate from each light!"- Noz.

8am - 7pm Friday, April 12

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Zoe Feldman x Mitzi Collection Launch

Hudson Valley Lighting Group Location: Hudson Valley Lighting Group, Market Square, Mezzanine, M70, M90, M97, M99 Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

Zoe Feldman Design is an interior design studio known for its fresh, modern take on classic design principles. The Zoe Feldman collection for Mitzi embraces Zoe's playful design sensibility, whimsical silhouettes, bold colors, and charming details while maintaining a balance of classicism. Zoe draws on her love of the practical, the playful, and the deeply personal to create a collection that is full of humanity, soul, and sophistication. Preview the collection at High Point Market! "We temper the insanely sophisticated with playful moments of daring. But above all, our designs support how clients actually live when no one is watching." -Zoe.

8am - 7pm Friday, April 12

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Loft & Thought x Troy Lighting Collection Launch

Hudson Valley Lighting Group Location: Hudson Valley Lighting Group, Market Square, Mezzanine, M70, M90, M97, M99 Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

Artist and vintage curator Carmen Nash's nuanced design perspective comes from her spirituality and rich heritage, rooted in experiences as a black southern artist. Weaving these experiences into visual narratives that evoke beauty, emotion, and thought is the premise of her curation and design practice. The Folk and Flora Collection, an assortment of portables designed by Loft and Thought for Troy Lighting, is Carmen's artistic reimagining of her favorite folk art stories and belief that storytelling connects us to the objects we love. Preview the collection at High Point Market! "I hope that showing lighting through my lens evokes joy and thought." -Carmen.

8am - 7pm Friday, April 12

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Storytelling Design - Lighting with soul, purpose, and history

Hudson Valley Lighting Group Location: Hudson Valley Lighting Group, Market Square, Mezzanine, M70, M90, M97, M99 Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

Chronicled through the beauty of lighting, this captivating collection artistically depicts personal and shared narratives through the lens of storied creatives. Explore what is possible when traditional and contemporary design meets with Hudson Valley Lightings New Nostalgia collection and transcend the limits of design with the layered and visually captivating Corbett collection, Dreamscape. This maximalist assortment awakens an earthy ethereality, combining futuristic and botanical forms, bespoke silhouettes, and alluring materials to evoke a sense of wonder. Be the first to preview this new collection at High Point Market!

8am - 7pm Friday, April 12

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Market Square and Elm

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Rediscover the Lauren Liess x Troy Lighting Collection

Hudson Valley Lighting Group Location: Hudson Valley Lighting Group, Market Square, Mezzanine, M70, M90, M97, M99 Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

Lauren Liess Interiors is a globally recognized residential design studio in Great Falls, Virginia. The epitome of a slower-paced life well-lived, Lauren's style is natural, layered, and laid-back. Her philosophy is rooted in the belief that home is a haven and beauty is found in a feeling rather than an aesthetic. Elevated and simple while simultaneously grounded in authenticity and an appreciation for nature, Lauren's debut collection with Troy Lighting features designs that timelessly embody intentional living and old-world sensibility. The raw, effortless aesthetic of a found artifact is the hallmark of this intricately crafted collection. Rediscover the collection at High Point Market!

9am - 2pm Friday, April 12

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North Elm

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Vacation Rental Design Summit

High Point Market Authority Location: Congdon Yards, 410 W English Rd (Red Line Stop 27)

This year’s VRD Summit promises to enrich, inspire, & empower. Join the industry’s most innovative interior designers, property investors, realtors & home brands using exceptional design to transform ordinary rentals into extraordinary experiences. Because ordinary just isn’t going to work anymore. Learn to create more than just pretty spaces—craft profit-making, scroll-stopping, memory-making experiences. Elevate your skills, network with the best, and stand out in a sea of rentals. Get ready to uplevel everything. Your listings. Your business. And your profits. Happening April 10-12 before Spring Market. Buy your ticket today at https://hpxd.org/vrd-summit/.

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9am - 7pm Friday, April 12

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Vertuu Design Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Vertuu Design Location: Vertuu Design, IHFC, Hamilton, Floor 2, H215 Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

A Decade of Elevating Living Spaces with Style and Elegance Since 2013, we have been consistently pushing the boundaries of style and design, offering an extensive range of products that cater to diverse tastes and aesthetics. We always strive to maintain a unique style that sets us apart from the rest of the industry while still keeping up with the latest trends. We've had the privilege of being part of your homes and lives, and it's time to commemorate this remarkable journey. Vertuu Design invites you to visit our newly refreshed showroom (H215) from April 13-17, 2024. Join us for morning mimosas or a happy hour in the afternoon for beverages, snacks, and hot appetizers.

9:30am - 10:30am Friday, April 12

Educational
Downtown Main

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Discover the Truth and Science Behind Cooling Fabrics

Home Furnishings Association-HFA Location: Home Furnishings Association-HFA, Plaza Suites, Floor 1, 1-527 Shuttle Stop: 9 (Green Line)

Gain insights into cutting-edge cooling technologies that redefine comfort in bedding fabrics. Join our expert-led discussion to uncover the science behind breakthrough fabrics that keep you cool. As industry leaders, we debunk prevalent myths surrounding fabrics that claim to be cool but don't deliver. Get the latest advancements, debunk misconceptions, and make informed buying decisions. This enlightening session sets a new standard for cool, comfortable, and credible fabric solutions.

Speakers: Lara Smith

10am - 7pm Friday, April 12

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Russell and Green

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Chelsea Café Lounge is open Daily from 10 am-7 pm

Chelsea on Green Location: Chelsea on Green, Chelsea On Green, Floor 1, 515 W. Green Dr. Shuttle Stop: 11 (Green Line)

Rest, recharge and enjoy a cocktail at The Chelsea Café Lounge open daily 10 am – 7 pm.

11am - 12pm Friday, April 12

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Downtown Main

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Retail Resilience: Retail Strategies for Thriving Amidst Change

Home Furnishings Association-HFA Location: Home Furnishings Association-HFA, Plaza Suites, Floor 1, 1-527 Shuttle Stop: 9 (Green Line)

Explore how retail stores can survive and thrive amidst the challenges and disruptions in today's dynamic marketplace. Gain valuable insights from industry leaders and discover innovative strategies for adapting to change. From embracing sales training and leadership development to elevating customer experiences, we'll decode the keys to success. Take advantage of this opportunity to equip yourself with actionable takeaways and learn from experts who've mastered the art of resilience in the retail world.

Speakers: Stacy Hafliger, Vincent Mendez

1pm - 2pm Friday, April 12

Educational
Downtown Main

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Advertising Strategies During Economic Downturn and Political Years

Home Furnishings Association-HFA Location: Home Furnishings Association-HFA, Plaza Suites, Floor 1, 1-527 Shuttle Stop: 9 (Green Line)

Discover the crucial importance of marketing and advertising in tough times and uncover savvy strategies for fiscal responsibility and measuring the impact of your spending. Our comprehensive guide will reveal the secrets of successful major advertisers during economic downturns, political seasons, and soft economies. Additionally, we'll offer expert insights on when and where to allocate your budget wisely, taking advantage of trends, seasonal influences, and standout events.

Speakers: Chris Hunt

2pm - 3pm Friday, April 12

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Downtown Main

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New Buyer Mixer

High Point Market Authority Location: The Point (on Commerce Ave, one block from the Transportation Terminal)

Attention all newcomers and inquiring minds alike. The High Point Market Authority invites you to its S/24 New Buyer Mixer, your gateway to forging connections and learning to make the most of your time in High Point. Discover buyer resources available to you and set the stage for a successful Market experience from 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on Friday, April 12, at The Point. Not quite a newbie but still full of questions? You’re welcome to join us, too!

2:30pm - 3:30pm Friday, April 12

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Downtown Main

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Master negotiations and capitalize on current real estate trends

Home Furnishings Association-HFA Location: Home Furnishings Association-HFA, Plaza Suites, Floor 1, 1-527 Shuttle Stop: 9 (Green Line)

Discover the latest insights into national population trends and master negotiating leases and sales for commercial property in this highly informative session. Gain valuable knowledge on leveraging the current financial climate to your advantage, and learn how it can create real estate opportunities for buyers, sellers, lessors, and lessees. Don't miss out on this essential seminar if you are a furniture or bedding retailer!

Speakers: Julius Feinblum

3pm - 4pm Friday, April 12

Educational
Downtown Main

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Market 101 Live!

High Point Market Authority Location: The Point (on Commerce Ave, one block from the Transportation Terminal)

New to Market, or looking for new tips and tricks to enhance your experience? Join S/24 Style Spotters All Stars Tami Ramsay and Krista Nye Nicholas of CLOTH & KIND and Gary Inman of Gary Inman Interior Design for a discussion on all things High Point Market! Learn about the best ways to plan your trip, how to use Market's vast transportation system, how to make the most of your time at Market, and what events you won't want to miss. Presented by the High Point Market Authority.

Speakers: Tami Ramsay, Krista Nye Nicholas, Gary Inman

3pm - 4pm Friday, April 12

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Commerce Concourse

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Masters and Mavericks: A Dialogue of Differences Between Generations Managing Successful Design Firms

Universal Furniture International, Inc. Location: Learning Center

Dive into a captivating dialogue between generations in the design world with 'Masters and Mavericks.' Join us for a riveting exploration of the contrasts and commonalities between seasoned veterans and innovative young leaders managing successful design firms. Delve into the diverse perspectives and approaches shaped by different eras, experiences, and visions for the future. Our masters and mavericks will explore how time and experience have shaped service offerings, pricing strategies, and design processes while delving into the impact of technology on marketing and public relations. Prepare to be inspired and enlightened as we bridge the gap between generations and celebrate the dynamic evolution of the design industry.

Speakers: Noz Nozawa, Hadley Keller

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3pm - 6pm Friday, April 12

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Russell and Green

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Spring Market Vintage Vibes Social Friday 4.12.24 3-6pm

Chelsea on Green Location: Chelsea on Green, Chelsea On Green, Floor 1, 515 W. Green Dr. Shuttle Stop: 11 (Green Line)

Join the fun as we kick off the Spring Market with our Vintage Vibes Social from 3-6 pm. Chelsea on Green offers over 36 exhibitors, each having their own distinct style dedicated to vintage, antiques, and original artworks. Come and enjoy a unique “Taste of High Point” paired with your favorite cocktail as you explore the magical world of antiques. After your adventure at COG, hop on the dedicated shuttle provided by HPMKT to continue your adventures to the other Antique, Vintage, and 1-of-a-kind Showrooms around High Point.

3pm - 6pm Friday, April 12

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Market Square and Elm

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Happy Hour at Antique & Design Center

Antique and Design Center Location: Antique and Design Center, Market Square, Ground, G 1-74 Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

Peruse the aisles of the Antique & Design Center in Market Square while sipping champagne and visiting with all your favorite antiques dealers and fellow treasure hunters.

3pm - 6pm Friday, April 12

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Market Square and Elm

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Vintage Vibes Social at The Antique & Design Center

Antique and Design Center Location: Antique and Design Center, Market Square, Ground, G 1-74 Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

Join us as we kick off the weekend with live music, scrumptious refreshments, and soulful antiques, vintage, and one-of-a-kind pieces. Let’s get this party started at the hottest spot in town!

3pm - 7pm Friday, April 12

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Happy Hour

Home Trends and Design Location: Home Trends and Design Shuttle Stop: 16 (Red Line)

Join us daily at HTD during HPMKT for Happy Hour! Sip on refreshing Mango Margaritas as we unwind and celebrate amidst the bustling market atmosphere. See you there!

4pm - 5pm Friday, April 12

Educational
Downtown Main

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Mastering Sales Excellence in Furniture Retail

Home Furnishings Association-HFA Location: Home Furnishings Association-HFA, Plaza Suites, Floor 1, 1-527 Shuttle Stop: 9 (Green Line)

Learn how to train your sales team to effectively engage with potential customers, handle objections, and take advantage of upselling opportunities. You will discover powerful strategies for increasing sales and driving revenue growth by refining your sales processes, improving customer satisfaction, and achieving extraordinary success in the competitive furniture industry. Don't miss this chance to transform your sales approach and elevate your furniture store.

Speakers: Russ Reynolds

4pm - 7pm Friday, April 12

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Downtown Main

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RO SHAM BEAUX and Mabley Handler - Collaboration Launch Party!!

Ro Sham Beaux Location: Ro Sham Beaux Shuttle Stop: 25 (Red Line)

Join Ro Sham Beaux and Mabley Handler Interior Design in raising a glass to celebrate the launch of their new bespoke lighting collaboration: TRANSFORMATIONS. Enjoy light nibbles, the DJ's set, and the new collection, which features a sense of metropolitan elegance with deco-inspired forms balanced by natural elements. Cheers!

Speakers: Ann Yancy, Jennifer Mabley, Austin Handler

5pm - 7pm Friday, April 12

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Elements of Furniture Design Book Signing

High Point Market Authority Location: Bernice Bienenstock Furniture Library - 1009 North Main Street, High Point NC

This is more than just a book signing; it celebrates craftsmanship and creativity. Shiffer publishings has a new book, Elements of Furniture Design, authored by Scott Coley. Scott, an award-winning furniture designer, has designed for the industry for over 30 years. He graduated with a BFA in furniture design from Kendall College of Art and Design. He has designed for many of the largest furniture makers in the US and designed for celebrities and historical foundations. He loves everything about the home and wrote his book to pass along information about furniture, ensuring that the art of furniture design continues to thrive for generations to come.

Speakers: Scott Coley

Saturday, April 13

12am - 3pm Saturday, April 13

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Catered Lunch

Home Trends and Design Location: Home Trends and Design Shuttle Stop: 16 (Red Line)

Home Trends & Design enhances the High Point Market experience with catered lunches. Amidst browsing our latest offerings, guests can enjoy a convenient and satisfying meal, fostering connections and fueling conversations in a relaxed setting.

8am - 3pm Saturday, April 13

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Courtyard Café

220 Elm Location: 220 Elm Main Lobby

Enjoy complimentary cookies, coffee, and water.

8am - 6pm Saturday, April 13

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Preview the Kim Salmela for Crypton Fabric Collection at Norwalk Furniture

Crypton, Inc. Location: Norwalk Furniture: IHFC - M108, Main, Floor, Shuttle Stop: 1

Preview furniture & interior designer Kim Salmela’s inaugural textile collection with Crypton Home Fabrics, which debuts on her furniture in the Norwalk showroom during Spring High Point 2024!

8am - 7pm Saturday, April 13

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Market Square and Elm

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Noz Nozawa x Corbett Lighting Collection Launch

Hudson Valley Lighting Group Location: Hudson Valley Lighting Group, Market Square, Mezzanine, M70, M90, M97, M99 Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

San Francisco-based interior design firm Noz Design has earned a reputation for creating one-of-a-kind, immersive residential and commercial spaces focusing on narrative and a collected over-time aesthetic. Merging designer Noz Nozawa's illustrious interior design career and passion project of designing jewelry, her debut lighting collection tells the brilliant story of what's possible when these two art forms collide. Be the first to preview the collection at High Point Market! "A lot of love went into this collaboration with Corbett, and I am so excited for that to radiate from each light!"- Noz.

8am - 7pm Saturday, April 13

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Market Square and Elm

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Zoe Feldman x Mitzi Collection Launch

Hudson Valley Lighting Group Location: Hudson Valley Lighting Group, Market Square, Mezzanine, M70, M90, M97, M99 Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

Zoe Feldman Design is an interior design studio known for its fresh, modern take on classic design principles. The Zoe Feldman collection for Mitzi embraces Zoe's playful design sensibility, whimsical silhouettes, bold colors, and charming details while maintaining a balance of classicism. Zoe draws on her love of the practical, the playful, and the deeply personal to create a collection that is full of humanity, soul, and sophistication. Preview the collection at High Point Market! "We temper the insanely sophisticated with playful moments of daring. But above all, our designs support how clients actually live when no one is watching." -Zoe.

8am - 7pm Saturday, April 13

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Market Square and Elm

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Loft & Thought x Troy Lighting Collection Launch

Hudson Valley Lighting Group Location: Hudson Valley Lighting Group, Market Square, Mezzanine, M70, M90, M97, M99 Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

Artist and vintage curator Carmen Nash's nuanced design perspective comes from her spirituality and rich heritage, rooted in experiences as a black southern artist. Weaving these experiences into visual narratives that evoke beauty, emotion, and thought is the premise of her curation and design practice. The Folk and Flora Collection, an assortment of portables designed by Loft and Thought for Troy Lighting, is Carmen's artistic reimagining of her favorite folk art stories and belief that storytelling connects us to the objects we love. Preview the collection at High Point Market! "I hope that showing lighting through my lens evokes joy and thought." -Carmen.

8am - 7pm Saturday, April 13

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Market Square and Elm

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Storytelling Design - Lighting with soul, purpose, and history

Hudson Valley Lighting Group Location: Hudson Valley Lighting Group, Market Square, Mezzanine, M70, M90, M97, M99 Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

Chronicled through the beauty of lighting, this captivating collection artistically depicts personal and shared narratives through the lens of storied creatives. Explore what is possible when traditional and contemporary design meets with Hudson Valley Lightings New Nostalgia collection and transcend the limits of design with the layered and visually captivating Corbett collection, Dreamscape. This maximalist assortment awakens an earthy ethereality, combining futuristic and botanical forms, bespoke silhouettes, and alluring materials to evoke a sense of wonder. Be the first to preview this new collection at High Point Market!

8am - 7pm Saturday, April 13

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Market Square and Elm

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Rediscover the Lauren Liess x Troy Lighting Collection

Hudson Valley Lighting Group Location: Hudson Valley Lighting Group, Market Square, Mezzanine, M70, M90, M97, M99 Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

Lauren Liess Interiors is a globally recognized residential design studio in Great Falls, Virginia. The epitome of a slower-paced life well-lived, Lauren's style is natural, layered, and laid-back. Her philosophy is rooted in the belief that home is a haven and beauty is found in a feeling rather than an aesthetic. Elevated and simple while simultaneously grounded in authenticity and an appreciation for nature, Lauren's debut collection with Troy Lighting features designs that timelessly embody intentional living and old-world sensibility. The raw, effortless aesthetic of a found artifact is the hallmark of this intricately crafted collection. Rediscover the collection at High Point Market!

9am - 10am Saturday, April 13

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Downtown Main

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Social Media Mastery - Elevate Your Presence and Be Seen

Home Furnishings Association-HFA Location: Home Furnishings Association-HFA, Plaza Suites, Floor 1, 1-527 Shuttle Stop: 9 (Green Line)

In this session, you'll learn how to craft a compelling and authentic business presence on Facebook and Instagram that resonates with your customers and gain insights into the optimization techniques that can enhance the discoverability of your profiles on different platforms. Plus, delve into the analytics tools provided by popular social media platforms. Learn how to increase your reach and get your social media posts shown on other popular websites and apps, growing your audience and saving time.

Speakers: Fredy Wright

9am - 7pm Saturday, April 13

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Vertuu Design Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Vertuu Design Location: Vertuu Design, IHFC, Hamilton, Floor 2, H215 Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

A Decade of Elevating Living Spaces with Style and Elegance Since 2013, we have been consistently pushing the boundaries of style and design, offering an extensive range of products that cater to diverse tastes and aesthetics. We always strive to maintain a unique style that sets us apart from the rest of the industry while still keeping up with the latest trends. We've had the privilege of being part of your homes and lives, and it's time to commemorate this remarkable journey. Vertuu Design invites you to visit our newly refreshed showroom (H215) from April 13-17, 2024. Join us for morning mimosas or a happy hour in the afternoon for beverages, snacks, and hot appetizers.

9:30am - 11am Saturday, April 13

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Downtown Main

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Hot Spot Tours

High Point Market Authority Location: The Point (on Commerce Ave, one block from the Transportation Terminal)

Enjoy a personal trip through some of the most stunning showrooms at Market with our Spring 2024 Hot Spot Tours! Crafted by seasoned Market veterans, each curated tour features 2 to 3 showroom stops, providing unique and enriching insight. Experience an insider's view into the latest trends and innovations in hospitality furnishings with David Cohen of David Cohen Brands, or immerse yourself in a curated selection of showrooms featuring exquisite art pieces and accessories with Marisa Wilson of Marisa Wilson Interior Design. Please arrive at The Point by 9:15 am ahead of a prompt departure at 9:30 am. Tour schedules and RSVPs will be available on highpointmarket.org closer to Market.

Speakers: David Cohen, Marisa Wilson

10am - 11am Saturday, April 13

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Rates and Fees to Double your Revenue in Half the Time

Universal Furniture International, Inc. Location: Learning Center

Are you ready to earn more in less time with less stress? Join design business strategist and coach Melissa Galt for her proven formulas for flat fees that deliver bigger fees without the headaches of hourly invoicing and tracking. She's also got you protected from scope creep and client surprises. Increase your profitability while falling back in love with your business, and finally get paid what you deserve!

Speakers: Melissa Galt

RSVP Required

10am - 11am Saturday, April 13

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Downtown Main

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The Price is Right: Generate Higher Design Fees That Reflect Your Value

High Point Market Authority Location: The Point (on Commerce Ave, one block from the Transportation Terminal)

Establishing an effective pricing structure for your design business can be a challenge. Finding the balance between the time and effort invested in each client's project is no small task. How can you ensure that your fees accurately reflect the worth of your services and make more money in 2024? Join the conversation as we explore the advantages and disadvantages of various industry pricing models with a panel of design business experts, including Robert Stone, Studio Designer, Katie Guzinski, Executive Director for Marguerite Rodgers Interior Design, Daniel Paul, Chief Operating Officer for Tom Stringer Design Partners, and DuVäl Reynolds, owner of DuVäl Design; panel to be moderated by Julia Nikishina of New Age Financial.

Speakers: Robert Stone, Katie Guzinski, Daniel Paul, DuVäl Reynolds, Julia Nikishina

10am - 11am Saturday, April 13

Educational
Hamilton Wrenn North

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Charting Your Next Steps: Successfully Expanding Your Design Business

Feizy Rugs Location: Feizy Rugs Shuttle Stop: 18 (Red Line)

Dive into the realm of expanding your design business beyond its current scope in this unmissable panel discussion. From traditional retail avenues to the burgeoning landscape of e-commerce and product development, the possibilities for brand expansion can feel endless and overwhelming. Internationally recognized designer Kelli Ellis has the questions, with multi-faceted design pros Eddie Maestri, Kendall Wilkinson, Blair Moore, and Lisa Shaffer delivering the experience and insights tailored to navigate your journey, regardless of the direction you choose to pursue.

Speakers: Kelli Ellis, Eddie Maestri, Blair Moore, Lisa Shaffer, Kendall Wilkinson

10am - 11am Saturday, April 13

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Biscuit Bar and Bubbly at Antique & Design Center

Antique and Design Center Location: Antique and Design Center, Market Square, Ground, G 1-74 Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

Join us for an assortment of delectable southern biscuits and creative toppings while shopping at the Antique & Design Center!

10am - 12pm Saturday, April 13

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A Live Painting Event with Jane Dagmi & Global Views

Global Views Location: Global Views, IHFC, Design Center, Floor 2, D213, D220 Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

Join Global Views in celebrating over a decade of our uniquely popular ceramic Hands Stool with three live painting events. Patti Carpenter, Principal at carpenter + company and Global Trend Ambassador for Maison & Objet, Jane Dagmi, Managing Director of High Point x Design, and George Sellers, Global Views' Creative Director, will showcase their creative talents by painting exclusive, one-of-a-kind Hands Stools. These beautiful works of art will be on display during the show and then will be gifted to High Point x Design. Don't miss the live sessions with Jane Dagmi at 10:00 am, George Sellers at 12:00 pm, and Patti Carpenter at 3:00 pm.

10am - 7pm Saturday, April 13

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Chelsea Café Lounge is open Daily from 10 am-7 pm

Chelsea on Green Location: Chelsea on Green, Chelsea On Green, Floor 1, 515 W. Green Dr. Shuttle Stop: 11 (Green Line)

Rest, recharge and enjoy a cocktail at The Chelsea Café Lounge open daily 10 am – 7 pm.

10:30am - 12pm Saturday, April 13

Educational
Downtown Main

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HFA Sales Academy Workshop: Turning Salespeople into Superstars

Home Furnishings Association-HFA Location: Home Furnishings Association-HFA, Plaza Suites, Floor 1, 1-527 Shuttle Stop: 9 (Green Line)

As a retail leader, it is important to have a sales team that is knowledgeable, motivated, and driven. In this interactive session, you will learn methods and strategies for motivating sales reps to exceed expectations while providing them with feedback and tips for continued growth. With these tactics in practice, you’ll have a well-motivated team driving customers toward higher conversation rates.

Speakers: Rob Ball

11am - 12pm Saturday, April 13

Educational
Market Square and Elm

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Dropping Paint with Susan Schneider of Shandell’s

Antique and Design Center Location: Antique and Design Center, Market Square, Ground, G 1-74 Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

Join us for a hands-on workshop with Susan Schneider, the artist behind Shandell’s gorgeous marbleized lamp shades and accessories, and learn the secrets of her colorful creations.

Speakers: Susan Schneider

11am - 4pm Saturday, April 13

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Russell and Green

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Enjoy our local Eatery and a Frozen Drink

Chelsea on Green Location: Chelsea on Green, Chelsea On Green, Floor 1, 515 W. Green Dr. Shuttle Stop: 11 (Green Line)

Frady’s Taphouse and Eatery Food Truck and Sunset Slushie Truck will be onsite on Saturday and Sunday. Come by for a bite to eat and a refreshing drink… look for the mini bottles to spice up your slushy.

12pm - 2pm Saturday, April 13

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A Live Painting Event with George Sellers & Global Views

Global Views Location: Global Views, IHFC, Design Center, Floor 2, D213, D220 Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

Join Global Views in celebrating over a decade of our uniquely popular ceramic Hands Stool with three live painting events. Patti Carpenter, Principal at carpenter + company and Global Trend Ambassador for Maison & Objet, Jane Dagmi, Managing Director of High Point x Design, and George Sellers, Global Views' Creative Director, will showcase their creative talents by painting exclusive, one-of-a-kind Hands Stools. These beautiful works of art will be on display during the show and then will be gifted to High Point x Design. Don't miss the live sessions with Jane Dagmi at 10:00 am, George Sellers at 12:00 pm, and Patti Carpenter at 3:00 pm.

1pm - 2pm Saturday, April 13

Educational
Downtown Main

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The AI Revolution: How to Use AI Tools to Boost Your Marketing Efforts

Home Furnishings Association-HFA Location: Home Furnishings Association-HFA, Plaza Suites, Floor 1, 1-527 Shuttle Stop: 9 (Green Line)

Discover the power of artificial intelligence (AI) and its game-changing potential in today’s world. AI is revolutionizing how we work and opening up incredible possibilities in our marketing efforts. To stay ahead of the competition, you should embrace AI tools and incorporate them into your processes. Join us as we delve into the workings of AI, explore how retailers can leverage it to maximize efficiency, and uncover our top AI tool recommendations.

Speakers: Isaac Hernandez

1pm - 2pm Saturday, April 13

Educational
Hamilton Wrenn North

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The Celebrity Factor: How to Get It, How to Show It, How to Sell It

Feizy Rugs Location: Feizy Rugs Shuttle Stop: 18 (Red Line)

In an era when social exposure and multi-platform marketing are shaping the design industry, now more than ever, the "celebrity factor" can be a driving force for both buyers and manufacturers. How can "celebrity" elevate your business? How can licensing partnerships support celebrity? We talk with four well-known designers/TV personalities who have leveraged their celebrity status in the home furnishings industry. In this candid conversation, we'll learn the benefits of licensing deals, what celebrity status brings to manufacturers, how to assess partnerships on both sides and some of the lessons learned along the way when creating a celebrity brand that resonates with consumers.

Speakers: Jennifer Farrell, Thom Filicia, Tamara Day, Dann Foley, Diane Falvey

1pm - 3pm Saturday, April 13

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The Art of Storytelling Design with Noz Nozawa & Carisha Swanson

Hudson Valley Lighting Group Location: Hudson Valley Lighting Group, Market Square, Mezzanine, M70, M90, M97, M99 Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

Join House Beautiful's Carisha Swanson and San Francisco-based interior designer and Corbett partner Noz Nozawa for an intimate conversation on the art of narrative interiors, weaving varied creative pursuits into your design work, and creating standout spaces that uniquely reflect your clientele as well as garner media and brand attention!

Speakers: Noz Nozawa, Carisha Swanson

1:30pm - 2:30pm Saturday, April 13

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“Vignettes” presentation and book-launch with Sean Scherer of Kabinett and Kammer

Antique and Design Center Location: Antique and Design Center, Market Square, Ground, G 1-74 Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

Join the designer, collector, and proprietor of the contemporary curiosity shop Kabinett & Kammer, Sean Scherer, as he launches his latest book “Vignettes.” He’ll be sharing his secrets for balancing color, texture, and shape while composing groupings of favorite objects, showing creative ways to incorporate both cherished possessions and antique Market finds for a big impact on any space. Invaluable lessons for interior designers, stylists, and retailers! Books will be available for purchase, and refreshments will be served.

Speakers: Sean Scherer

2pm - 3pm Saturday, April 13

Educational
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Designing Your Business: Investing In Business Leaders For Your Firm

Universal Furniture International, Inc. Location: Learning Center

When it comes to growth, having the right team and processes in place is crucial, and that doesn’t just mean your design team. Join our panel of firm experts for an educational discussion about the business side of interior design. From financials, client experience, finding and hiring the right people, outsourcing back office tasks, and more, these business-minded leaders know the ins and outs of the design profession, which has led to their esteemed firms’ overall success.

Speakers: Adam Wasserman, Mike Yates, Alex Kearny, Ruth Ann Janson, Traci Connell

RSVP Required

2pm - 3pm Saturday, April 13

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Downtown Main

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Design Without Borders: Crafting Tomorrow's Spaces with Global Inspirations

High Point Market Authority Location: The Point (on Commerce Ave, one block from the Transportation Terminal)

Join us for a dynamic discussion with our panel of the world-traveled experts that traverses the globe, from the intricate craftsmanship of Asia to Europe's cutting-edge studios and beyond. Explore how international design trends and cultural innovations are molding the future of American interior and architectural spaces. Engage with us in a playful yet professional dialogue about blending global creativity with local sensibilities in diverse design environments brought to life by the invaluable experiences of our distinguished panelists.

Speakers: Monika Nessbach, Kelli Ellis, Nancy Fire, Edwin Van Der Gun

2:30pm - 3:30pm Saturday, April 13

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Downtown Main

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Remerchandising Your Sales Floor After Market Purchases

Home Furnishings Association-HFA Location: Home Furnishings Association-HFA, Plaza Suites, Floor 1, 1-527 Shuttle Stop: 9 (Green Line)

Having trouble deciding what to do with your market purchases? Simply relying on your current floor plan and past sales to replace products may not yield the best results. We'll guide you through essential walkthroughs and research to help you determine the right merchandising mix, store layout, and branding to boost your GMROI. Discover the steps you need to take to ensure your new product buys succeed and maximize your store's potential.

Speakers: Lori Frie

2:30pm - 3:30pm Saturday, April 13

Educational
Downtown Main

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Remerchandising Your Sales Floor After Market Purchases

Home Furnishings Association-HFA Location: Home Furnishings Association-HFA, Plaza Suites, Floor 1, 1-527 Shuttle Stop: 9 (Green Line)

Having trouble deciding what to do with your market purchases? Simply relying on your current floor plan and past sales to replace products may not yield the best results. We'll guide you through essential walkthroughs and research to help you determine the right merchandising mix, store layout, and branding to boost your GMROI. Discover the steps you need to take to ensure your new product buys succeed and maximize your store's potential.

Speakers: Lori Friedlander

3pm - 4pm Saturday, April 13

Educational
Commerce Concourse

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KEYNOTE SERIES - Martyn Lawrence Bullard

High Point Market Authority Location: High Point Theatre (located in the Transportation Terminal)

Immerse yourself in the world of design as the High Point Market Authority presents multi-award-winning Los Angeles-based interior designer Martyn Lawrence Bullard at the High Point Theatre on Saturday, April 13, at 3:00 pm. Renowned for his broad range of styles and eclectic yet sophisticated and inviting interiors, explore the creative genius of Bullard as he discusses his approach to design, offering a unique glimpse into his diverse portfolio. Immediately following the keynote address, all are welcome to a book signing of Bullard's newest book, Star Style: Interiors of Martyn Lawrence Bullard. Doors open at 2:30pm.

Speakers: Martyn Lawrence Bullard

3pm - 5pm Saturday, April 13

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A Live Painting Event with Patti Carpenter & Global Views

Global Views Location: Global Views, IHFC, Design Center, Floor 2, D213, D220 Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

Join Global Views in celebrating over a decade of our uniquely popular ceramic Hands Stool with three live painting events. Patti Carpenter, Principal at carpenter + company and Global Trend Ambassador for Maison & Objet, Jane Dagmi, Managing Director of High Point x Design, and George Sellers, Global Views' Creative Director, will showcase their creative talents by painting exclusive, one-of-a-kind Hands Stools. These beautiful works of art will be on display during the show and then will be gifted to High Point x Design. Don't miss the live sessions with Jane Dagmi at 10:00 am, George Sellers at 12:00 pm, and Patti Carpenter at 3:00 pm.

3pm - 6pm Saturday, April 13

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Happy Hour at Antique & Design Center

Antique and Design Center Location: Antique and Design Center, Market Square, Ground, G 1-74 Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

Peruse the aisles of the Antique & Design Center in Market Square while sipping champagne and visiting with all your favorite antiques dealers and fellow treasure hunters.

3pm - 7pm Saturday, April 13

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Happy Hour

Home Trends and Design Location: Home Trends and Design Shuttle Stop: 16 (Red Line)

Join us daily at HTD during HPMKT for Happy Hour! Sip on refreshing Mango Margaritas as we unwind and celebrate amidst the bustling market atmosphere. See you there!

3:30pm - 4:30pm Saturday, April 13

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Hamilton Wrenn North

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Workshop: Identifying Leaks and Leaves in Your Interior Design Business

Feizy Rugs Location: Feizy Rugs Shuttle Stop: 18 (Red Line)

An interactive masterclass to help designers capture the revenue leaks in their firms and the leaves- where you are leaving money on the table. Walk away with a plan to implement five strategies to boost profits by pinpointing missed opportunities, modifying pricing structure, and setting boundaries with clients. Join Traci Connell, principal of Traci Connell Interiors and business coach and founder of The Gloss: The Ultimate Glossary of Business Resources for Interior Designers, as well as designers in The Gloss to a martini-filled meet-up to celebrate keeping more money in your pocket. All are welcome!

Speakers: Traci Connell

3:30pm - 6pm Saturday, April 13

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DRINKS & BITES, INCL. LIVE MUSIC

Eichholtz Location: Eichholtz Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

Eichholtz welcomes you to celebrate the launch of the new collection "A Stylish Voyage To Inspire You.” Enjoy drinks and bites while you get new inspiration from our latest product introductions and new room sets.

RSVP Required

4pm - 5pm Saturday, April 13

Educational
Downtown Main

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Rethinking Holiday Sales: Balancing Sales Growth and Urgency

Home Furnishings Association-HFA Location: Home Furnishings Association-HFA, Plaza Suites, Floor 1, 1-527 Shuttle Stop: 9 (Green Line)

We will delve into the long-term effects of conditioning customers to anticipate sales events instead of fulfilling their immediate needs. Uncover the crucial insights on striking a delicate balance by harmoniously combining a sense of urgency with sustained and steady sales growth, ultimately maximizing customer satisfaction and sales growth.

Speakers: Richard Harris

4pm - 5pm Saturday, April 13

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Do You Want Fries with That? Learn how to upsell every client for more profit

Universal Furniture International, Inc. Location: Learning Center

Selling can be hard, so why make it harder? In this session, John will teach you how to easily upsell to your existing clients simply by adding on services and products they might not even know they need (and you might not have thought about either). You will leave this session armed with the exact framework to add new substantial revenue streams to your business without having to source new clients. Now, would you like fries with that?

Speakers: John McClain

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4pm - 5pm Saturday, April 13

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Furniture Lighting & Decor Panel on Eco-Friendly Furniture

Home Trends and Design Location: Home Trends and Design Shuttle Stop: 16 (Red Line)

Join HTD and Furniture Lighting & Decor for a dynamic panel discussion on sustainable furniture design. Our featured speakers will share insights on integrating eco-conscious practices into their work. Discover how to make environmentally friendly choices without compromising style or functionality. Don't miss this enlightening conversation on sustainable practices in the furniture industry and the impact it has on our planet.

Speakers: Susan Jones, Diane Falvey

4pm - 6pm Saturday, April 13

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INNOVATION+DESIGN Industry Reception

ISFD-International Society of Furniture Designers Location: American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame, 311 S Hamilton St, High Point, NC 27260

See some of the finest work from top artisan designer-makers and meet the people who created them. Selecting from a record of 73 entries, our panel of judges chose 18 products from nine professional designer-makers and seven students. Join us on Saturday, April 13, from 4-6 pm at the American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame to meet the makers and celebrate our category and best-of-show winners. Beer, wine, soft drinks, and light hors d'oeuvres will be served.

4pm - 6pm Saturday, April 13

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Pizza Party & Prosecco: A Celebration of Kim Salmela’s Crypton Fabric Collection preview at Norwalk

Crypton, Inc. Location: Norwalk Furniture: IHFC - M108, Main, Floor, Shuttle Stop: 1

Join us to celebrate and preview Kim Salmela’s first-ever collection of textiles with Crypton Home while enjoying delicious homemade pizzas made on-site by GIA. Grab a slice, drink, and relax before heading out for the evening. We can’t wait to see you!

RSVP Required

4pm - 6pm Saturday, April 13

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Wine & Design with Modern Matter and Pure Salt

Modern Matter Location: Modern Matter, IHFC, Commerce, Floor 1, IH202 Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

Drop by Modern Matter's booth Saturday evening at Market to enjoy wine and small bites and preview our newest collaboration with California–based design firm Pure Salt Interiors. Discover the exclusive collection, meet the duo behind Pure Salt, co-founders Aly Morford and Leigh Lincoln, and gain insights into the creative process that brought this collection to life. Modern Matter co-founders Katherine Mulford and Lee Lesley will also host. WHERE: Modern Matter's booth IH202 at IHFC Interhall - High Point Market HOW TO ATTEND: RSVP by Monday, April 1 at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wine-design-with-modern-matter-and-pure-salt-tickets-850913484137?aff=oddtdtcreator

Speakers: Aly Morford, Leigh Lincoln, Katherine Mulford, Lee Lesley

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4:30pm - 7pm Saturday, April 13

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Launch Party with Kendall Wilkinson and Vern Yip

Fabricut Location: Fabricut, Market Square, Floor 2, 217 Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

Join Fabricut as we celebrate the launch of two outstanding new collections from Kendall Wilkinson for Fabricut and Vern Yip for Trend! Enjoy food and beverages while you peruse the latest from our family of brands.

Speakers: Kendall Wilkinson, Vern Yip

7pm - 8pm Saturday, April 13

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Nik West Live at Center Stage

High Point Market Authority Location: Center Stage, in between the Transportation Terminal and Showplace

Join us at Center Stage on Saturday, April 13, for the High Point Market Authority's presentation of musical guest Nik West. With an impressive resume, including collaborations with music icons Prince and John Mayer, West, a sensational bassist, singer, and songwriter, mesmerizes audiences with her explosive stage presence and jaw-dropping performances. A multi-talented force in the music industry, West is sure to bring the funk groove with her soulful voice and funky bass playing. Gates open at 6:30 pm, with early entry for buyers at 6:15 pm. Enjoy complimentary food & beverages. There is no admission for those under the age of 15; a valid Spring Market Pass is required for entry. Sponsored by the Diversity Advocacy Alliance.

Sunday, April 14

12am - 3pm Sunday, April 14

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Catered Lunch

Home Trends and Design Location: Home Trends and Design Shuttle Stop: 16 (Red Line)

Home Trends & Design enhances the High Point Market experience with catered lunches. Amidst browsing our latest offerings, guests can enjoy a convenient and satisfying meal, fostering connections and fueling conversations in a relaxed setting.

7:30am - 9am Sunday, April 14

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WithIt Education Breakfast - When She Leads: The Impact of Women on Business

High Point Market Authority Location: IHFC Ballroom, Green Wing, 11th Floor

WithIt invites you to a dynamic panel discussion featuring female leaders of top companies in the home furnishings industry as they delve into the transformative power of women in leadership roles in business. Join us for an enlightening dialogue as these visionary leaders share their insights, experiences, and strategies for driving positive change in the business world. Don't miss the opportunity to engage with visionary leaders shaping the future of business. Register now for an enlightening conversation that promises to empower and inspire! Sponsored by Myriad Software. Purchase tickets - $30 for members and $40 for guests - at www.withit.org/events.

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8am - 3pm Sunday, April 14

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Courtyard Café

220 Elm Location: 220 Elm Main Lobby

Enjoy complimentary cookies, coffee, and water.

8am - 6pm Sunday, April 14

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Preview the Kim Salmela for Crypton Fabric Collection at Norwalk Furniture

Crypton, Inc. Location: Norwalk Furniture: IHFC - M108, Main, Floor, Shuttle Stop: 1

Preview furniture & interior designer Kim Salmela’s inaugural textile collection with Crypton Home Fabrics, which debuts on her furniture in the Norwalk showroom during Spring High Point 2024!

8am - 7pm Sunday, April 14

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Noz Nozawa x Corbett Lighting Collection Launch

Hudson Valley Lighting Group Location: Hudson Valley Lighting Group, Market Square, Mezzanine, M70, M90, M97, M99 Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

San Francisco-based interior design firm Noz Design has earned a reputation for creating one-of-a-kind, immersive residential and commercial spaces focusing on narrative and a collected over-time aesthetic. Merging designer Noz Nozawa's illustrious interior design career and passion project of designing jewelry, her debut lighting collection tells the brilliant story of what's possible when these two art forms collide. Be the first to preview the collection at High Point Market! "A lot of love went into this collaboration with Corbett, and I am so excited for that to radiate from each light!"- Noz.

8am - 7pm Sunday, April 14

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Zoe Feldman x Mitzi Collection Launch

Hudson Valley Lighting Group Location: Hudson Valley Lighting Group, Market Square, Mezzanine, M70, M90, M97, M99 Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

Zoe Feldman Design is an interior design studio known for its fresh, modern take on classic design principles. The Zoe Feldman collection for Mitzi embraces Zoe's playful design sensibility, whimsical silhouettes, bold colors, and charming details while maintaining a balance of classicism. Zoe draws on her love of the practical, the playful, and the deeply personal to create a collection that is full of humanity, soul, and sophistication. Preview the collection at High Point Market! "We temper the insanely sophisticated with playful moments of daring. But above all, our designs support how clients actually live when no one is watching." -Zoe.

8am - 7pm Sunday, April 14

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Loft & Thought x Troy Lighting Collection Launch

Hudson Valley Lighting Group Location: Hudson Valley Lighting Group, Market Square, Mezzanine, M70, M90, M97, M99 Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

Artist and vintage curator Carmen Nash's nuanced design perspective comes from her spirituality and rich heritage, rooted in experiences as a black southern artist. Weaving these experiences into visual narratives that evoke beauty, emotion, and thought is the premise of her curation and design practice. The Folk and Flora Collection, an assortment of portables designed by Loft and Thought for Troy Lighting, is Carmen's artistic reimagining of her favorite folk art stories and belief that storytelling connects us to the objects we love. Preview the collection at High Point Market! "I hope that showing lighting through my lens evokes joy and thought." -Carmen.

8am - 7pm Sunday, April 14

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Storytelling Design - Lighting with soul, purpose, and history

Hudson Valley Lighting Group Location: Hudson Valley Lighting Group, Market Square, Mezzanine, M70, M90, M97, M99 Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

Chronicled through the beauty of lighting, this captivating collection artistically depicts personal and shared narratives through the lens of storied creatives. Explore what is possible when traditional and contemporary design meets with Hudson Valley Lightings New Nostalgia collection and transcend the limits of design with the layered and visually captivating Corbett collection, Dreamscape. This maximalist assortment awakens an earthy ethereality, combining futuristic and botanical forms, bespoke silhouettes, and alluring materials to evoke a sense of wonder. Be the first to preview this new collection at High Point Market!

8am - 7pm Sunday, April 14

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Rediscover the Lauren Liess x Troy Lighting Collection

Hudson Valley Lighting Group Location: Hudson Valley Lighting Group, Market Square, Mezzanine, M70, M90, M97, M99 Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

Lauren Liess Interiors is a globally recognized residential design studio in Great Falls, Virginia. The epitome of a slower-paced life well-lived, Lauren's style is natural, layered, and laid-back. Her philosophy is rooted in the belief that home is a haven and beauty is found in a feeling rather than an aesthetic. Elevated and simple while simultaneously grounded in authenticity and an appreciation for nature, Lauren's debut collection with Troy Lighting features designs that timelessly embody intentional living and old-world sensibility. The raw, effortless aesthetic of a found artifact is the hallmark of this intricately crafted collection. Rediscover the collection at High Point Market!

9am - 10am Sunday, April 14

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Downtown Main

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State of the Furniture Industry with Jerry Epperson

Home Furnishings Association-HFA Location: Home Furnishings Association-HFA, Plaza Suites, Floor 1, 1-527 Shuttle Stop: 9 (Green Line)

Mr. Epperson, a renowned industry veteran, is set to impart his knowledge of the State of the Furniture Industry, including current market dynamics and strategies for staying ahead of the competition. He will offer insightful perspectives on recent advancements and industry trends during this highly informative seminar. You will gain invaluable insights into the current landscape and its projected development over the coming years.

Speakers: Jerry Epperson

9am - 7pm Sunday, April 14

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Vertuu Design Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Vertuu Design Location: Vertuu Design, IHFC, Hamilton, Floor 2, H215 Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

A Decade of Elevating Living Spaces with Style and Elegance Since 2013, we have been consistently pushing the boundaries of style and design, offering an extensive range of products that cater to diverse tastes and aesthetics. We always strive to maintain a unique style that sets us apart from the rest of the industry while still keeping up with the latest trends. We've had the privilege of being part of your homes and lives, and it's time to commemorate this remarkable journey. Vertuu Design invites you to visit our newly refreshed showroom (H215) from April 13-17, 2024. Join us for morning mimosas or a happy hour in the afternoon for beverages, snacks, and hot appetizers.

9:30am - 11am Sunday, April 14

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Downtown Main

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Hot Spot Tours

High Point Market Authority Location: The Point (on Commerce Ave, one block from the Transportation Terminal)

Enjoy a personal trip through some of the most stunning showrooms at Market with our Spring 2024 Hot Spot Tours! Crafted by seasoned Market veterans, each curated tour features 2 to 3 showroom stops, providing unique and enriching insight. Join Nancy Fire of Nancy Fire Designs on a journey towards a more sustainable future with a tour dedicated to eco-friendly and responsibly sourced products, or join Ariene Bethea of Dressing Rooms Interiors to discover artisan & handcrafted Market finds that add a touch of authenticity and charm to any space. Please arrive at The Point by 9:15 am ahead of a prompt departure at 9:30 am. Tour schedules and RSVPs will be available on highpointmarket.org closer to Market.

Speakers: Ariene Bethea, Nancy Fire

10am - 11am Sunday, April 14

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Downtown Main

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Psychology of Color by Tracee Murphy

High Point Market Authority Location: The Point (on Commerce Ave, one block from the Transportation Terminal)

Color significantly impacts our interiors, and creating the perfect mood to enhance our well-being is easier than you think! Join Tracee Murphy, CEO and Principal Designer of Trade Mark Interiors, to learn about the psychology of color and how to connect with clients on their color personality to have the most positive, emotional, and physical impact. The discussion will cover color psychology and how color impacts human behavior, mood, and emotions, the in-depth Color Emotion Guide, different colors for different rooms, and how to use color psychology in your business. IDCEC approved. After the discussion, network and enjoy a complimentary lunch sponsored by Benjamin Moore. Event Sponsor: Benjamin Moore

Speakers: Tracee Murphy

10am - 11am Sunday, April 14

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Having It All: How to Build Income Now and Create Your Future Financial Freedom

Universal Furniture International, Inc. Location: Learning Center

Interior designers often seek out passive income opportunities to help support the income and lifestyle they want now. It's possible to do that and build a sustainable business that creates future financial freedom. How? Premier interior design business coach Gail Doby walks you through the steps to develop a business that runs without you day-to-day, allowing you to unleash your creative genius and free up your time. Learn to secure a future that aligns with your personal values and goals, providing income now and prosperity for the next phase of your life. And build value into your business should you want to sell or exit your company.

Speakers: Gail Doby

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10am - 11am Sunday, April 14

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DESIGNER BRUNCH

Eichholtz Location: Eichholtz Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

Get insights from our guest speaker about how to style the Eichholtz New Collection. Access only possible after RSVP.

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10am - 11am Sunday, April 14

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Hamilton Wrenn North

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UNEXPECTED JOURNEYS: From Diverse Careers to Interior Design Success

Sherrill Furniture Company Location: Sherrill Furniture Company Shuttle Stop: 18 (Red Line)

What do a prosecuting attorney, an HR Manager, a paint chemist, an engineer, and an actor have in common? They are all now thriving interior design professionals! In what is sure to be an entertaining conversation, renowned interior designer and coach for creatives Tobi Fairly sits down with Glenna Stone, Denise Gordon, Bob Gaynor, Robin Gannon, and Tiffany Cassidy to learn not only "who did what" but how each successfully managed colossal career transitions and found success. Better yet, the panel will give us insight into how their prior positions and career shifts help them manage the creative processes and often change-resistant clients that make up a life in interior design!

Speakers: Tobi Fairly, Denise Gordon, Glenna Stone, Bob Gaynor, Robin Gannon, Tiffany Cassidy

10am - 12pm Sunday, April 14

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Rue Magazine Design Brunch & Fireside Chat with Kim Salmela & Editor-in-Chief Kelli Lamb sponsored by Crypton

Crypton, Inc. Location: Norwalk Furniture: IHFC - M108, Main, Floor, Shuttle Stop: 1

Start your Sunday off with a fireside chat featuring Rue Magazine's Kelli Lamb and designer Kim Salmela to hear about Kim's first-ever textile collection with Crypton Home. Kim will talk about textile collection inspiration, share which design trends she is excited about, and more! The first 50 guests will receive a very special Rue Magazine/Crypton Swag bag. You won't want to miss this!

Speakers: Kelli Lamb, Kim Salmela

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10am - 4pm Sunday, April 14

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The Anna Elisabeth Fabrics x Crypton Fabric Shoppe

Crypton, Inc. Location: Nomad Wine Works - 432 N Wren St, High Point NC 27269

Anna Elisabeth Fabrics & Crypton Home Fabric are popping up at Nomad Wine Works to bring designers a curated “Fabric Shoppe.” Learn how Anna Elisabeth, a new female-owned fabric brand stocking thousands of Crypton Home Fabrics, can be a great resource for your design projects. Come “shop” the free sample bar, snag a custom gift, and chat with the Anna Elisabeth team to get set up with a designer account! Start your day with our cold brew & croissants from 10 am-12 pm while perusing the Shoppe, or stop by in the afternoon to join us for a glass of vino & a sweet treat. We are excited to see you!

10am - 7pm Sunday, April 14

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Chelsea Café Lounge is open Daily from 10 am-7 pm

Chelsea on Green Location: Chelsea on Green, Chelsea On Green, Floor 1, 515 W. Green Dr. Shuttle Stop: 11 (Green Line)

Rest, recharge and enjoy a cocktail at The Chelsea Café Lounge open daily 10 am – 7 pm.

10:30am - 11:30am Sunday, April 14

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Innovate your Customer Engagement eXperience

Home Furnishings Association-HFA Location: Home Furnishings Association-HFA, Plaza Suites, Floor 1, 1-527 Shuttle Stop: 9 (Green Line)

Are you looking to increase customer engagement and sales while reducing your workload? Discover innovations in customer journey management that increase leads, close rates, and average sales and provide an overall better customer experience. Join us to learn what businesses are doing to engage customers and sell more.

Speakers: David McMahon

11am - 1pm Sunday, April 14

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Downtown Main

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Panel Discussion: Demystifying the Collaborative Process

Ro Sham Beaux Location: Ro Sham Beaux Shuttle Stop: 25 (Red Line)

Ro Sham Beaux invites you to a lively discussion, demystifying the collaborative process between maker and designer in developing a licensing collection, from inception to completion. How to approach potential collaborators? How to identify and develop inspiration around a collection? What are the roadblocks and how can you develop a roadmap for success? Panelists to be announced.

Speakers: Ann Yancy, Jennifer Mabley, Austin Handler

11am - 1pm Sunday, April 14

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Sunday Brunch at the Antique & Design Center

Antique and Design Center Location: Antique and Design Center, Market Square, Ground, G 1-74 Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

Enjoy brunch favorites from the Carolinas and fabulous antiques from around the world. Take an adventurous trip with us on Sunday morning at the Antique & Design Center!

11am - 4pm Sunday, April 14

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Enjoy our local Eatery and a Frozen Drink

Chelsea on Green Location: Chelsea on Green, Chelsea On Green, Floor 1, 515 W. Green Dr. Shuttle Stop: 11 (Green Line)

Frady’s Taphouse and Eatery Food Truck and Sunset Slush Slushie Truck will be onsite on Saturday and Sunday. Come by for a bite to eat and a refreshing drink… look for the mini bottles to spice up your slushy.

1pm - 2pm Sunday, April 14

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Downtown Main

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Reviving Retail: How to Compensate for Declined Foot Traffic

Home Furnishings Association-HFA Location: Home Furnishings Association-HFA, Plaza Suites, Floor 1, 1-527 Shuttle Stop: 9 (Green Line)

Home furnishing retailers face declining foot traffic in an era dominated by e-commerce and evolving consumer habits. This seminar will explore innovative strategies and tactics to breathe new life into brick-and-mortar stores. Join us as we delve into the dynamic landscape of retail and discover practical solutions to compensate for the dip in foot traffic.

Speakers: Brian Dodge

1pm - 2pm Sunday, April 14

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Hamilton Wrenn North

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The Value in Vendor Relationships

Feizy Rugs Location: Feizy Rugs Shuttle Stop: 18 (Red Line)

Creating strong vendor relationships is critical to a successful interior design business. Join Michael Bauer of Feizy Rugs, Marci Schneider of Angeleine Guido Design, Tiffany Cassidy of Lagnappe Custom Interiors, and Kristi Nelson of KMNelson Design for an educational discussion moderated by Design Business Strategist and Coach Melissa Galt about the benefits of building and nurturing vendor relations. Attendees will learn the importance of these alliances and hear from industry professionals about how they can strengthen and grow your business by streamlining procurement and the overall design process.

Speakers: Kristi Nelson, Michael Bauer, Marci Schneider, Tiffany Cassidy, Melissa Galt

1pm - 2pm Sunday, April 14

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Market Square and Elm

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A Colorful Past – Telling Stories Through Design

Antique and Design Center Location: Antique and Design Center, Market Square, Ground, G 1-74 Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

Design, they say, is in the details. Join industry expert Patti Carpenter as she guides design pros Angeline Hall, Ryan Kirk Kopet, Tanya S. Lewis, and Roz Murphy in an entertaining conversation about highlighting personal narratives by integrating vintage and antique pieces into your design work and business. More than a simple discussion, the panel will encourage you to focus on the role individual pieces can play in creating unique spaces that speak to the lives of you and your clients.

Speakers: Patti Carpenter, Angeline Hall, Ryan Kirk Kopet, Tanya S. Lewis, Roz Murphy

2pm - 3pm Sunday, April 14

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The Role of Media in Shaping Client Expectations

Universal Furniture International, Inc. Location: Learning Center

The media's portrayal of interior design has had a significant impact on how clients perceive the design process, often shaping their expectations in terms of timelines, deliverables, and costs. Uncover the realities behind media-influenced client expectations regarding project timelines, budgets, and the design process, often distorted by the allure of instant transformations and trend-focused narratives. This insightful conversation will equip interior designers with strategies to align client perceptions with the practicalities and nuances of authentic design work, fostering successful and realistic project outcomes.

Speakers: Tori Sikkema, Kelli Ellis, Courtney Porter, Ericka Saurit

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2pm - 4pm Sunday, April 14

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Afternoon Mixer Celebrating the Launch of Zoe Feldman x Mitzi Tastemakers

Hudson Valley Lighting Group Location: Hudson Valley Lighting Group, Market Square, Mezzanine, M70, M90, M97, M99 Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

Join DC-based interior designer and newest Mitzi Tastemaker Zoe Feldman for a soulful and sophisticated mixer inspired by her debut lighting collection of modern classics designed for soulful living! Take in this beautiful collection with a light apéritif and canapé in hand.

Speakers: Zoe Feldman

2pm - 6pm Sunday, April 14

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Sunday Funday at Chelsea on Green

Chelsea on Green Location: Chelsea on Green, Chelsea On Green, Floor 1, 515 W. Green Dr. Shuttle Stop: 11 (Green Line)

What’s that sound? Oh my, listen for the Steel Drum to begin the entertainment at 2 pm. We welcome back Minsky Delmonte and his steel drums from Charlotte, NC. The sweet sound will be filling the air surrounding HPMKT. As the Steel Drums play on, Kader Boly will return to Chelsea on Green for a Live Painting event beginning at 3 pm. Weather permitting, we will observe the custom artwork Kader will create outdoors on the patio at the entrance of COG. Never heard of Kader..? He was raised in a family of nomadic herders on the plains of West Africa and studied art in France. Growing up surrounded by livestock and other wildlife indelibly shaped his unique artistic perspective. Frady’s Taphouse and Eatery Food Truck will be onsite.

2:30pm - 3:30pm Sunday, April 14

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Downtown Main

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Business Growth: Navigating Success in Culture, Marketing & Sales

Home Furnishings Association-HFA Location: Home Furnishings Association-HFA, Plaza Suites, Floor 1, 1-527 Shuttle Stop: 9 (Green Line)

Embark on a transformative journey as we guide you through essential steps for success in Culture, Marketing, and Sales. Explore strategies for cultivating a thriving organizational culture that fosters innovation and teamwork. Dive into effective marketing techniques to elevate your brand presence and engage your audience. Uncover the secrets to optimizing your sales processes for maximum impact. This seminar integrates cutting-edge technologies, data analytics, and proven methodologies to empower your business.

Speakers: Russ Reynolds

2:30pm - 3:30pm Sunday, April 14

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Downtown Main

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3 Ways to Increase Your Cash Flow in Your Business

Home Furnishings Association-HFA Location: Home Furnishings Association-HFA, Plaza Suites, Floor 1, 1-527 Shuttle Stop: 9 (Green Line)

Are you seeking ways to boost your cash reserves? Search no further! Discover the three foolproof adjustments you can make to your business that will free up substantial funds and enhance your cash flow. Join us in this enlightening seminar and see the positive impact on your financial health.

Speakers: Dan Jablons

3pm - 4pm Sunday, April 14

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KEYNOTE SERIES - Lessons From a Life In Design with Bunny Williams

High Point Market Authority Location: High Point Theatre (located in the Transportation Terminal)

Design icon Bunny Williams, renowned for crafting elegantly livable interiors, joins HPMKT to mark the debut of her upholstery collection with Wesley Hall and the release of her latest book, "Bunny Williams: Life In the Garden." Join Williams as she delves into the craftsmanship behind individual pieces and the art of floor planning. Drawing from her acclaimed interior design firm, Williams Lawrence, and her personal home and garden, Bunny shares captivating photos, revealing the arrangement of furniture and art for comfort and entertainment in daily life. Williams' new book will be given away to guests upon entering the Keynote, while supplies last. Doors open at 2:30pm. Presented by High Point Market Authority. Sponsored by Wesley Hall

Speakers: Bunny Williams

3pm - 4pm Sunday, April 14

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Hamilton Wrenn North

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Never Get Shopped Again - Design Sips LIVE with Sandra Funk

Feizy Rugs Location: Feizy Rugs Shuttle Stop: 18 (Red Line)

It's time for some real talk: Are your clients shopping for you? There is a better way... Join Sandra Funk, business strategist and founder of House of Funk, at Feizy's stunning rug showroom. Experience Sandra's infamous YouTube show, Design Sips, where we'll sip on insert-your-drink-of-choice and discuss your burning questions live. RSVP now for an intimate conversation, cocktails, and light bites.

Speakers: Sandra Funk

RSVP Required

3pm - 6pm Sunday, April 14

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Happy Hour at Antique & Design Center

Antique and Design Center Location: Antique and Design Center, Market Square, Ground, G 1-74 Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

Peruse the aisles of the Antique & Design Center in Market Square while sipping champagne and visiting with all your favorite antiques dealers and fellow treasure hunters.

3pm - 7pm Sunday, April 14

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Happy Hour

Home Trends and Design Location: Home Trends and Design Shuttle Stop: 16 (Red Line)

Join us daily at HTD during HPMKT for Happy Hour! Sip on refreshing Mango Margaritas as we unwind and celebrate amidst the bustling market atmosphere. See you there!

4pm - 5pm Sunday, April 14

Educational
Downtown Main

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Secret Marketing Tricks No One's Told You

Home Furnishings Association-HFA Location: Home Furnishings Association-HFA, Plaza Suites, Floor 1, 1-527 Shuttle Stop: 9 (Green Line)

Unlock the hidden secrets to turbocharge your marketing on Google Search, social media platforms, and the web! Join Eric Grindley, CEO and Founder of Esquire Advertising, as he shares insider marketing tips and tricks that any retailer can easily implement. Don't miss out on this game-changing opportunity for success.

Speakers: Eric Grindley

4pm - 5pm Sunday, April 14

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Purchasing Power: Maximize your Firm’s Potential with the Best Digital Tools

Universal Furniture International, Inc. Location: Learning Center

Creating beautiful design is the heart and soul of every design firm, but you need the right business processes to bring your vision to life. With the right systems in place, you get to spend more time doing what you love: designing inspiring one-of-a-kind spaces, working with innovative artisans, and creating exquisite spaces for your trusted clients. Learn how the best in the business structure their office operations, source product and place orders with vendors all while remaining efficient and profitable.

Speakers: Julia Nikishina, Keith Granet, Valerie Lambert, Kaitlyn Murphy

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4pm - 7pm Sunday, April 14

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Party with TOV

TOV Furniture Location: TOV Furniture, Showplace, Floor 1, 1850 Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

April 14th 4-7 pm drinks, eats, DJ Showplace 1850

4pm - 7pm Sunday, April 14

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Party with TOV

TOV Furniture Location: TOV Furniture, Showplace, Floor 1, 1850 Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

April 14th 4-7 pm drinks, eats, DJ Showplace 1850

4pm - 7pm Sunday, April 14

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Hamilton Wrenn North

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Jazz Celebration of Elizabeth Wicker

Chelsea House Location: Chelsea House, 200 N. Hamilton St., Floor 1, 104 Shuttle Stop: 18 (Red Line)

Join us on Sunday, April 14th, as we celebrate the launch of our newest "Wicker for Chelsea House" collection. We celebrate Elizabeth Wicker's latest designs, including furniture, lighting, and accessories, with a jazz quartet from Juilliard, heavy hors d'oeuvres, and spirits.

4:30pm - 6:30pm Sunday, April 14

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The Art of Finding & Maintaining Great Partners

Rug & Kilim Location: Suites At Market Square Salon G-7055

Conversation led by Peter Spalding, Founder + Chief Brand Officer Daniel House Club in collaboration with Rug&Kilim. Please Join Interior Designers Alexa Hampton & Robin Gannon as they peel back the trade curtain and share their insight on The Art of Finding & Maintaining Great Partners.

Speakers: Alexa Hampton, Robin Gannon

5pm - 6pm Sunday, April 14

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PARTY WITH A PURPOSE

Eichholtz Location: Eichholtz Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

Kick-off High Point Market with Eichholtz and Russ Jones representing Home vs. Hunger to “Party with a Purpose.” Join the celebration and support our industry’s efforts in fighting food insecurity.

Speakers: Russ Jones

RSVP Required

7pm - 8pm Sunday, April 14

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Goo Goo Dolls Live at Center Stage

High Point Market Authority Location: Center Stage, in between the Transportation Terminal and Showplace

Join us at Center Stage on Sunday, April 14, for the High Point Market Authority's presentation of musical guests Goo Goo Dolls. The Buffalo, NY-based band, formed by Rzeznik and Takac, holds the record for "Most Top 10 Singles" and has significantly impacted American music for over three decades. With four GRAMMY® Award nominations, nearly a dozen platinum & gold singles, and 15 million records sold worldwide, they have become staples in the American songbook. Gates open at 6:30 pm, with early entry for buyers at 6:15 pm. Enjoy complimentary food & beverages. No admission for those under the age of 15; a valid Spring Market Pass is required for entry. Presented by High Point Market Authority.

Monday, April 15

12am - 3pm Monday, April 15

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Catered Lunch

Home Trends and Design Location: Home Trends and Design Shuttle Stop: 16 (Red Line)

Home Trends & Design enhances the High Point Market experience with catered lunches. Amidst browsing our latest offerings, guests can enjoy a convenient and satisfying meal, fostering connections and fueling conversations in a relaxed setting.

8am - 3pm Monday, April 15

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Courtyard Café

220 Elm Location: 220 Elm Main Lobby

Enjoy complimentary cookies, coffee, and water.

8am - 6pm Monday, April 15

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Preview the Kim Salmela for Crypton Fabric Collection at Norwalk Furniture

Crypton, Inc. Location: Norwalk Furniture: IHFC - M108, Main, Floor, Shuttle Stop: 1

Preview furniture & interior designer Kim Salmela’s inaugural textile collection with Crypton Home Fabrics, which debuts on her furniture in the Norwalk showroom during Spring High Point 2024!

8am - 7pm Monday, April 15

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Noz Nozawa x Corbett Lighting Collection Launch

Hudson Valley Lighting Group Location: Hudson Valley Lighting Group, Market Square, Mezzanine, M70, M90, M97, M99 Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

San Francisco-based interior design firm Noz Design has earned a reputation for creating one-of-a-kind, immersive residential and commercial spaces focusing on narrative and a collected over-time aesthetic. Merging designer Noz Nozawa's illustrious interior design career and passion project of designing jewelry, her debut lighting collection tells the brilliant story of what's possible when these two art forms collide. Be the first to preview the collection at High Point Market! "A lot of love went into this collaboration with Corbett, and I am so excited for that to radiate from each light!"- Noz.

8am - 7pm Monday, April 15

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Zoe Feldman x Mitzi Collection Launch

Hudson Valley Lighting Group Location: Hudson Valley Lighting Group, Market Square, Mezzanine, M70, M90, M97, M99 Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

Zoe Feldman Design is an interior design studio known for its fresh, modern take on classic design principles. The Zoe Feldman collection for Mitzi embraces Zoe's playful design sensibility, whimsical silhouettes, bold colors, and charming details while maintaining a balance of classicism. Zoe draws on her love of the practical, the playful, and the deeply personal to create a collection that is full of humanity, soul, and sophistication. Preview the collection at High Point Market! "We temper the insanely sophisticated with playful moments of daring. But above all, our designs support how clients actually live when no one is watching." -Zoe.

8am - 7pm Monday, April 15

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Loft & Thought x Troy Lighting Collection Launch

Hudson Valley Lighting Group Location: Hudson Valley Lighting Group, Market Square, Mezzanine, M70, M90, M97, M99 Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

Artist and vintage curator Carmen Nash's nuanced design perspective comes from her spirituality and rich heritage, rooted in experiences as a black southern artist. Weaving these experiences into visual narratives that evoke beauty, emotion, and thought is the premise of her curation and design practice. The Folk and Flora Collection, an assortment of portables designed by Loft and Thought for Troy Lighting, is Carmen's artistic reimagining of her favorite folk art stories and belief that storytelling connects us to the objects we love. Preview the collection at High Point Market! "I hope that showing lighting through my lens evokes joy and thought." -Carmen.

8am - 7pm Monday, April 15

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Storytelling Design - Lighting with soul, purpose, and history

Hudson Valley Lighting Group Location: Hudson Valley Lighting Group, Market Square, Mezzanine, M70, M90, M97, M99 Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

Chronicled through the beauty of lighting, this captivating collection artistically depicts personal and shared narratives through the lens of storied creatives. Explore what is possible when traditional and contemporary design meets with Hudson Valley Lightings New Nostalgia collection and transcend the limits of design with the layered and visually captivating Corbett collection, Dreamscape. This maximalist assortment awakens an earthy ethereality, combining futuristic and botanical forms, bespoke silhouettes, and alluring materials to evoke a sense of wonder. Be the first to preview this new collection at High Point Market!

8am - 7pm Monday, April 15

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Rediscover the Lauren Liess x Troy Lighting Collection

Hudson Valley Lighting Group Location: Hudson Valley Lighting Group, Market Square, Mezzanine, M70, M90, M97, M99 Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

Lauren Liess Interiors is a globally recognized residential design studio in Great Falls, Virginia. The epitome of a slower-paced life well-lived, Lauren's style is natural, layered, and laid-back. Her philosophy is rooted in the belief that home is a haven and beauty is found in a feeling rather than an aesthetic. Elevated and simple while simultaneously grounded in authenticity and an appreciation for nature, Lauren's debut collection with Troy Lighting features designs that timelessly embody intentional living and old-world sensibility. The raw, effortless aesthetic of a found artifact is the hallmark of this intricately crafted collection. Rediscover the collection at High Point Market!

9am - 10am Monday, April 15

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Unlocking the Benefits of AI in Furniture Retailing

Home Furnishings Association-HFA Location: Home Furnishings Association-HFA, Plaza Suites, Floor 1, 1-527 Shuttle Stop: 9 (Green Line)

Discover how implementing AI at your furniture store can be easier than you think. Gain valuable insights into how artificial intelligence can enhance your sales process. Learn the benefits of AI and its significance in furniture retail and explore ways to seamlessly incorporate AI into your business. Find out how Clientbook effortlessly integrates AI features for furniture retailers daily. Don't miss out on the opportunity to optimize your everyday operations with the power of AI.

Speakers: Ryan Blumenthal

9am - 7pm Monday, April 15

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Vertuu Design Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Vertuu Design Location: Vertuu Design, IHFC, Hamilton, Floor 2, H215 Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

A Decade of Elevating Living Spaces with Style and Elegance Since 2013, we have been consistently pushing the boundaries of style and design, offering an extensive range of products that cater to diverse tastes and aesthetics. We always strive to maintain a unique style that sets us apart from the rest of the industry while still keeping up with the latest trends. We've had the privilege of being part of your homes and lives, and it's time to commemorate this remarkable journey. Vertuu Design invites you to visit our newly refreshed showroom (H215) from April 13-17, 2024. Join us for morning mimosas or a happy hour in the afternoon for beverages, snacks, and hot appetizers.

9:30am - 11am Monday, April 15

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Downtown Main

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Hot Spot Tours

High Point Market Authority Location: The Point (on Commerce Ave, one block from the Transportation Terminal)

Enjoy a personal trip through some of the most stunning showrooms at Market with our Spring 2024 Hot Spot Tours! Crafted by seasoned Market veterans, each curated tour features 2 to 3 showroom stops, providing unique and enriching insight. Explore the latest in lighting, from innovative designs to timeless classics, with Rasheeda Gray of Gray Space Interiors, or delve into the rich history and timeless beauty of antique furnishings with Jaclyn Isaac of doniDouglas Design. Please arrive at The Point by 9:15 am ahead of a prompt departure at 9:30 am. Tour schedules and RSVPs will be available on highpointmarket.org closer to Market.

Speakers: Jaclyn Isaac, Rasheeda Gray

10am - 11am Monday, April 15

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Designer Secrets to SEO

Universal Furniture International, Inc. Location: Learning Center

Join this panel discussion for SEO insights tailored to interior designers. Our experts explore the balance between SEO and maintaining an authentic online voice to elevate your design business. Actively participate by posing questions to receive personalized insights, guiding you to SEO success.

Speakers: Jen Smiga, Jeanne Chung, Ann Yancy, Mickey Schluter, Jim Thornton

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10am - 11am Monday, April 15

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Downtown Main

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Design Your Way to Financial Freedom: 5 Keys to Unlocking the Life You Want

High Point Market Authority Location: The Point (on Commerce Ave, one block from the Transportation Terminal)

You can move beyond making a living as a designer. Financial freedom means having the life you want for as long as you want. Join Pearl Collective co-founders Gail Doby and Erin Weir, along with an all-star panel of designers who are living their dreams thanks to the five keys they used to realign their design businesses. Hear how they have enriched their lives, give back to others, and build amazing futures. You’ll learn how to do the same thing for yourself. After the discussion, network and enjoy a complimentary lunch sponsored by MaterialWorks.

Speakers: Gail Doby, Erin Weir

10am - 4pm Monday, April 15

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The Anna Elisabeth Fabrics x Crypton Fabric Shoppe

Crypton, Inc. Location: Nomad Wine Works - 432 N Wren St, High Point NC 27269

Anna Elisabeth Fabrics & Crypton Home Fabric are popping up at Nomad Wine Works to bring designers a curated “Fabric Shoppe.” Learn how Anna Elisabeth, a new female-owned fabric brand stocking thousands of Crypton Home Fabrics, can be a great resource for your design projects. Come “shop” the free sample bar, snag a custom gift, and chat with the Anna Elisabeth team to get set up with a designer account! Start your day with our cold brew & croissants from 10 am-12 pm while perusing the Shoppe, or stop by in the afternoon to join us for a glass of vino & a sweet treat. We are excited to see you!

10am - 7pm Monday, April 15

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Chelsea Café Lounge is open Daily from 10 am-7 pm

Chelsea on Green Location: Chelsea on Green, Chelsea On Green, Floor 1, 515 W. Green Dr. Shuttle Stop: 11 (Green Line)

Rest, recharge and enjoy a cocktail at The Chelsea Café Lounge open daily 10 am – 7 pm.

10:30am - 11:30am Monday, April 15

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Downtown Main

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What is the right Advertising Mix for your Store?

Home Furnishings Association-HFA Location: Home Furnishings Association-HFA, Plaza Suites, Floor 1, 1-527 Shuttle Stop: 9 (Green Line)

Find the perfect advertising mix for your store: TV, radio, digital, social, and paid media. In this comprehensive session, unlock the potential of each media platform in driving business to your store. Moreover, you will gain valuable insights into testing and evaluating the effectiveness of your advertising mix and easily adapting your strategy for optimal results.

Speakers: Richard Harris

1pm - 2pm Monday, April 15

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Downtown Main

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Traffic vs.Transactions: Does it Have to Be One or the Other?

Home Furnishings Association-HFA Location: Home Furnishings Association-HFA, Plaza Suites, Floor 1, 1-527 Shuttle Stop: 9 (Green Line)

Join us to uncover the secrets of driving foot traffic while thriving in e-commerce! Why can't retailers have both foot traffic and online sales? Learn from four successful brick-and-click retailers as they share tips on boosting in-store visits and online transactions. Get practical strategies to grow your offline and online business, proving that you don't have to choose one over the other.

Speakers: Kasper Fopp, John Anderson

2pm - 3pm Monday, April 15

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Downtown Main

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Fluent in Construction: BTS with Interior Designers Influencing The Construction Choices That Shape Their Interiors

High Point Market Authority Location: The Point (on Commerce Ave, one block from the Transportation Terminal)

Join us for an educational panel that explores the relationship between construction decisions and interior design. Our expert panelists, each possessing a unique understanding of how construction stages shape their work and influence client decisions, will share invaluable insights, experiences, and strategies for success. Whether you're an aspiring designer, a seasoned professional, or someone passionate about the intersection of construction and design, our panel is here to address your curiosity. Don't miss this chance to gain important insights into the symbiotic relationship between construction decisions and the artistry of interior design. The panel will be followed by a Q&A. Sponsored by Polycor Natural Stone.

Speakers: Lisa Shaffer, Suzanne Conner, Lane McNab, Jaclyn Isaac, Julia Zapcic

2pm - 3pm Monday, April 15

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Furniture Showrooms Reimagined: New Revenue Streams for Designers

Universal Furniture International, Inc. Location: Learning Center

Home builders on the cutting edge of a new customer experience are turning their model homes into furniture showrooms, enabling physical product discovery and exploration for designers and their clients. The same technology powering this new kind of store is also available to designers to monetize their projects, unlocking a new revenue stream.

Speakers: Caroline Simmel, Eoin Harrington, Buffy Ferguson

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2:30pm - 3:30pm Monday, April 15

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Downtown Main

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Practical Cyber Security Tips for Furniture Retailers

Home Furnishings Association-HFA Location: Home Furnishings Association-HFA, Plaza Suites, Floor 1, 1-527 Shuttle Stop: 9 (Green Line)

Discover the latest tactics cybercriminals use to target both the largest retailers and small businesses. Join us for an informative session on the common scams and entry points hackers utilize. Gain practical tips to enhance your business's cyber security and make an immediate impact. We value your participation, so feel free to bring any questions for our dedicated Q&A session.

Speakers: Sage Maxwell

3pm - 4pm Monday, April 15

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Hamilton Wrenn North

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Let’s Talk Textiles with Crypton Fabric & Anna Elisabeth Fabrics

Crypton, Inc. Location: Nomad Wine Works - 432 N Wren St, High Point NC 27269

Join Crypton Fabric & Anna Elisabeth Fabrics for a cozy conversation with our design experts about “future color & textile trends” and “designing for real life.” The first 20 guests will receive a special VIP gift!

RSVP Required

3pm - 5pm Monday, April 15

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Alexa Hampton: One of a Kind

Eastern Accents Location: Eastern Accents, Suites At Market Square, Ground, G-1000 Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Renowned interior designer Alexa Hampton will be joining Eastern Accents for Alexa Hampton: One of a Kind, a party celebrating all things beautifully, perfectly unique. Inspired by their new collaboration—a series of pillows inspired by modern art and crafted from luxurious mixed materials—the event will transform Eastern Accents’ showroom into an art gallery. Meet Alexa and join the fun on Monday, April 15th, 3 pm-5 pm in SAMS G-1000.

Speakers: Alexa Hampton

3pm - 6pm Monday, April 15

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Happy Hour at Antique & Design Center

Antique and Design Center Location: Antique and Design Center, Market Square, Ground, G 1-74 Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

Peruse the aisles of the Antique & Design Center in Market Square while sipping champagne and visiting with all your favorite antiques dealers and fellow treasure hunters.

3pm - 7pm Monday, April 15

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Happy Hour

Home Trends and Design Location: Home Trends and Design Shuttle Stop: 16 (Red Line)

Join us daily at HTD during HPMKT for Happy Hour! Sip on refreshing Mango Margaritas as we unwind and celebrate amidst the bustling market atmosphere. See you there!

4pm - 5pm Monday, April 15

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Become an IN-DEMAND Designer in 3 Easy Steps

Universal Furniture International, Inc. Location: Learning Center

If your dream client showed up at your doorstep, would you be ready to awe them with not only your talent but also the experience that comes with working with your firm? In this workshop, Sandra Funk will share the essentials to creating an incredible client experience... so much so, that your clients won't be able to help themselves but refer you to all their (ideal) friends.

Speakers: Sandra Funk

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4pm - 5pm Monday, April 15

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Downtown Main

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The Asian American Experience: A conversation with AAPI Founders and Entrepreneurs

High Point Market Authority Location: The Point (on Commerce Ave, one block from the Transportation Terminal)

Please join the Asian American Pacific Islander Design Alliance (AAPIDA) and AAPI artisan brand founders for a discussion of the 5 AAPIDA pillars: Advocacy, Awareness, Collaboration, Dialogue, and Mentorship. Moderated by Business of Home's Kaitlin Petersen, panelists include Swati Bansal, Ray Hallare, Noz Nozawa, and Lia Shin. The goal of the AAPIDA is to mobilize, empower, and engage AAPI professionals in the home and design industries and beyond to enact change by catalyzing the creative energy and talent of our peers. Join us to learn more about this important organization. Immediately following the panel, stick around for a networking reception with AAPIDA founders and members.

Speakers: Noz Nozawa, Ray Hallare, Lia Shin, Kaitlin Petersen, Swati Bansal

4pm - 5pm Monday, April 15

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Hamilton Wrenn North

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Join Century Furniture and Crypton for a CEU on Mindful Performance: The New World of Interior Fabric Specification

Crypton, Inc. Location: Century Furniture - 200 Steele - 213, Floor 2

Join Century Furniture and Crypton Home Fabric for an enlightening CEU-accredited presentation that will touch on the many ways you can align your specification practice with your personal priorities in mindful design. You'll get some good news about the latest performance fabrics, which go beyond stain and spill repellency by incorporating bio reactive properties for wellness and well-being. Applying both mindful aesthetics and scientific facts, this course will address common misconceptions and help you find a clear path to access transparency and freely choose the fabric characteristics that are most important to you and your clients. Cocktails to follow!

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4pm - 5pm Monday, April 15

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Hamilton Wrenn North

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Join Century Furniture and Crypton for an informative CEU course on Mindful Performance: The New World of Interior

Century Furniture Location: Century Furniture, 200 Steele, Floor 2, 213 Shuttle Stop: 17 (Red Line)

Join Century Furniture and Crypton for an informative CEU course on Mindful Performance: The New World of Interior Fabric Specification. This enlightening presentation will touch on the many ways you can align your specification practice with your personal priorities in mindful design. You'll get some good news about the latest performance fabrics, which go beyond stain and spill repellency by incorporating bio-reactive properties for wellness and wellbeing. Applying both mindful aesthetics and scientific facts, this course will address common misconceptions and help you find a clear path to access transparency and freely choose the fabric characteristics that are most important to you and your clients. Cocktails to follow!

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4pm - 6pm Monday, April 15

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BECKI OWENS x SURYA CELEBRATION

Surya Location: Surya, Showplace, Floor 4, 4100 Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

Enjoy cocktails and hors d'oeuvres as we unveil the latest additions to the Becki Owens x Surya collection. Becki will share her design insights and vision for the new rugs, pillows, and throws, followed by a meet and greet with attendees.

5pm - 7pm Monday, April 15

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AAPIDA Networking Reception

High Point Market Authority Location: The Point (on Commerce Ave, one block from the Transportation Terminal)

Learn more about the Asian American Pacific Islander Design Alliance (AAPIDA) and network with its founders and members from 5-7 pm at The Point. Come early at 4 pm to partake in their panel discussion, “The Asian American Experience: A conversation with AAPIDA Founders and Entrepreneurs.” Hosted by the High Point Market Authority.

Tuesday, April 16

12am - 3pm Tuesday, April 16

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Catered Lunch

Home Trends and Design Location: Home Trends and Design Shuttle Stop: 16 (Red Line)

Home Trends & Design enhances the High Point Market experience with catered lunches. Amidst browsing our latest offerings, guests can enjoy a convenient and satisfying meal, fostering connections and fueling conversations in a relaxed setting.

8am - 3pm Tuesday, April 16

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Courtyard Café

220 Elm Location: 220 Elm Main Lobby

Enjoy complimentary cookies, coffee, and water.

8am - 6pm Tuesday, April 16

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Preview the Kim Salmela for Crypton Fabric Collection at Norwalk Furniture

Crypton, Inc. Location: Norwalk Furniture: IHFC - M108, Main, Floor, Shuttle Stop: 1

Preview furniture & interior designer Kim Salmela’s inaugural textile collection with Crypton Home Fabrics, which debuts on her furniture in the Norwalk showroom during Spring High Point 2024!

8am - 7pm Tuesday, April 16

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Noz Nozawa x Corbett Lighting Collection Launch

Hudson Valley Lighting Group Location: Hudson Valley Lighting Group, Market Square, Mezzanine, M70, M90, M97, M99 Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

San Francisco-based interior design firm Noz Design has earned a reputation for creating one-of-a-kind, immersive residential and commercial spaces focusing on narrative and a collected over-time aesthetic. Merging designer Noz Nozawa's illustrious interior design career and passion project of designing jewelry, her debut lighting collection tells the brilliant story of what's possible when these two art forms collide. Be the first to preview the collection at High Point Market! "A lot of love went into this collaboration with Corbett, and I am so excited for that to radiate from each light!"- Noz.

8am - 7pm Tuesday, April 16

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Zoe Feldman x Mitzi Collection Launch

Hudson Valley Lighting Group Location: Hudson Valley Lighting Group, Market Square, Mezzanine, M70, M90, M97, M99 Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

Zoe Feldman Design is an interior design studio known for its fresh, modern take on classic design principles. The Zoe Feldman collection for Mitzi embraces Zoe's playful design sensibility, whimsical silhouettes, bold colors, and charming details while maintaining a balance of classicism. Zoe draws on her love of the practical, the playful, and the deeply personal to create a collection that is full of humanity, soul, and sophistication. Preview the collection at High Point Market! "We temper the insanely sophisticated with playful moments of daring. But above all, our designs support how clients actually live when no one is watching." -Zoe.

8am - 7pm Tuesday, April 16

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Loft & Thought x Troy Lighting Collection Launch

Hudson Valley Lighting Group Location: Hudson Valley Lighting Group, Market Square, Mezzanine, M70, M90, M97, M99 Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

Artist and vintage curator Carmen Nash's nuanced design perspective comes from her spirituality and rich heritage, rooted in experiences as a black southern artist. Weaving these experiences into visual narratives that evoke beauty, emotion, and thought is the premise of her curation and design practice. The Folk and Flora Collection, an assortment of portables designed by Loft and Thought for Troy Lighting, is Carmen's artistic reimagining of her favorite folk art stories and belief that storytelling connects us to the objects we love. Preview the collection at High Point Market! "I hope that showing lighting through my lens evokes joy and thought." -Carmen.

8am - 7pm Tuesday, April 16

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Storytelling Design - Lighting with soul, purpose, and history

Hudson Valley Lighting Group Location: Hudson Valley Lighting Group, Market Square, Mezzanine, M70, M90, M97, M99 Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

Chronicled through the beauty of lighting, this captivating collection artistically depicts personal and shared narratives through the lens of storied creatives. Explore what is possible when traditional and contemporary design meets with Hudson Valley Lightings New Nostalgia collection and transcend the limits of design with the layered and visually captivating Corbett collection, Dreamscape. This maximalist assortment awakens an earthy ethereality, combining futuristic and botanical forms, bespoke silhouettes, and alluring materials to evoke a sense of wonder. Be the first to preview this new collection at High Point Market!

8am - 7pm Tuesday, April 16

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Rediscover the Lauren Liess x Troy Lighting Collection

Hudson Valley Lighting Group Location: Hudson Valley Lighting Group, Market Square, Mezzanine, M70, M90, M97, M99 Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

Lauren Liess Interiors is a globally recognized residential design studio in Great Falls, Virginia. The epitome of a slower-paced life well-lived, Lauren's style is natural, layered, and laid-back. Her philosophy is rooted in the belief that home is a haven and beauty is found in a feeling rather than an aesthetic. Elevated and simple while simultaneously grounded in authenticity and an appreciation for nature, Lauren's debut collection with Troy Lighting features designs that timelessly embody intentional living and old-world sensibility. The raw, effortless aesthetic of a found artifact is the hallmark of this intricately crafted collection. Rediscover the collection at High Point Market!

9am - 7pm Tuesday, April 16

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Vertuu Design Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Vertuu Design Location: Vertuu Design, IHFC, Hamilton, Floor 2, H215 Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

A Decade of Elevating Living Spaces with Style and Elegance Since 2013, we have been consistently pushing the boundaries of style and design, offering an extensive range of products that cater to diverse tastes and aesthetics. We always strive to maintain a unique style that sets us apart from the rest of the industry while still keeping up with the latest trends. We've had the privilege of being part of your homes and lives, and it's time to commemorate this remarkable journey. Vertuu Design invites you to visit our newly refreshed showroom (H215) from April 13-17, 2024. Join us for morning mimosas or a happy hour in the afternoon for beverages, snacks, and hot appetizers.

10am - 11am Tuesday, April 16

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Designing Tomorrow: Textile Trends and Their Influence on the Design Process

High Point Market Authority Location: The Point (on Commerce Ave, one block from the Transportation Terminal)

Join Jaye Mize, VP of Creative at FS (Fashion Snoops), as she hosts a panel on the textile trend forecast for Fall/Winter 24/25 and its impact on the textile design process. Top textile influencers from International Textile Alliance member companies will share how the FS forecast inspires their process. FS(Fashion Snoops) is the leading trend-forecasting platform that validates consumer behavior with data, connecting the dots from cultural influence to product innovation.

Speakers: Jaye Mize

10am - 7pm Tuesday, April 16

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Chelsea Café Lounge is open Daily from 10 am-7 pm

Chelsea on Green Location: Chelsea on Green, Chelsea On Green, Floor 1, 515 W. Green Dr. Shuttle Stop: 11 (Green Line)

Rest, recharge and enjoy a cocktail at The Chelsea Café Lounge open daily 10 am – 7 pm.

3pm - 6pm Tuesday, April 16

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Happy Hour at Antique & Design Center

Antique and Design Center Location: Antique and Design Center, Market Square, Ground, G 1-74 Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

Peruse the aisles of the Antique & Design Center in Market Square while sipping champagne and visiting with all your favorite antiques dealers and fellow treasure hunters.

3pm - 7pm Tuesday, April 16

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Happy Hour

Home Trends and Design Location: Home Trends and Design Shuttle Stop: 16 (Red Line)

Join us daily at HTD during HPMKT for Happy Hour! Sip on refreshing Mango Margaritas as we unwind and celebrate amidst the bustling market atmosphere. See you there!

Wednesday, April 17

12am - 3pm Wednesday, April 17

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Catered Lunch

Home Trends and Design Location: Home Trends and Design Shuttle Stop: 16 (Red Line)

Home Trends & Design enhances the High Point Market experience with catered lunches. Amidst browsing our latest offerings, guests can enjoy a convenient and satisfying meal, fostering connections and fueling conversations in a relaxed setting.

8am - 6pm Wednesday, April 17

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Preview the Kim Salmela for Crypton Fabric Collection at Norwalk Furniture

Crypton, Inc. Location: Norwalk Furniture: IHFC - M108, Main, Floor, Shuttle Stop: 1

Preview furniture & interior designer Kim Salmela’s inaugural textile collection with Crypton Home Fabrics, which debuts on her furniture in the Norwalk showroom during Spring High Point 2024!

8am - 7pm Wednesday, April 17

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Noz Nozawa x Corbett Lighting Collection Launch

Hudson Valley Lighting Group Location: Hudson Valley Lighting Group, Market Square, Mezzanine, M70, M90, M97, M99 Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

San Francisco-based interior design firm Noz Design has earned a reputation for creating one-of-a-kind, immersive residential and commercial spaces focusing on narrative and a collected over-time aesthetic. Merging designer Noz Nozawa's illustrious interior design career and passion project of designing jewelry, her debut lighting collection tells the brilliant story of what's possible when these two art forms collide. Be the first to preview the collection at High Point Market! "A lot of love went into this collaboration with Corbett, and I am so excited for that to radiate from each light!"- Noz.

8am - 7pm Wednesday, April 17

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Market Square and Elm

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Zoe Feldman x Mitzi Collection Launch

Hudson Valley Lighting Group Location: Hudson Valley Lighting Group, Market Square, Mezzanine, M70, M90, M97, M99 Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

Zoe Feldman Design is an interior design studio known for its fresh, modern take on classic design principles. The Zoe Feldman collection for Mitzi embraces Zoe's playful design sensibility, whimsical silhouettes, bold colors, and charming details while maintaining a balance of classicism. Zoe draws on her love of the practical, the playful, and the deeply personal to create a collection that is full of humanity, soul, and sophistication. Preview the collection at High Point Market! "We temper the insanely sophisticated with playful moments of daring. But above all, our designs support how clients actually live when no one is watching." -Zoe.

8am - 7pm Wednesday, April 17

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Loft & Thought x Troy Lighting Collection Launch

Hudson Valley Lighting Group Location: Hudson Valley Lighting Group, Market Square, Mezzanine, M70, M90, M97, M99 Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

Artist and vintage curator Carmen Nash's nuanced design perspective comes from her spirituality and rich heritage, rooted in experiences as a black southern artist. Weaving these experiences into visual narratives that evoke beauty, emotion, and thought is the premise of her curation and design practice. The Folk and Flora Collection, an assortment of portables designed by Loft and Thought for Troy Lighting, is Carmen's artistic reimagining of her favorite folk art stories and belief that storytelling connects us to the objects we love. Preview the collection at High Point Market! "I hope that showing lighting through my lens evokes joy and thought." -Carmen.

8am - 7pm Wednesday, April 17

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Market Square and Elm

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Storytelling Design - Lighting with soul, purpose, and history

Hudson Valley Lighting Group Location: Hudson Valley Lighting Group, Market Square, Mezzanine, M70, M90, M97, M99 Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

Chronicled through the beauty of lighting, this captivating collection artistically depicts personal and shared narratives through the lens of storied creatives. Explore what is possible when traditional and contemporary design meets with Hudson Valley Lightings New Nostalgia collection and transcend the limits of design with the layered and visually captivating Corbett collection, Dreamscape. This maximalist assortment awakens an earthy ethereality, combining futuristic and botanical forms, bespoke silhouettes, and alluring materials to evoke a sense of wonder. Be the first to preview this new collection at High Point Market!

8am - 7pm Wednesday, April 17

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Market Square and Elm

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Rediscover the Lauren Liess x Troy Lighting Collection

Hudson Valley Lighting Group Location: Hudson Valley Lighting Group, Market Square, Mezzanine, M70, M90, M97, M99 Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

Lauren Liess Interiors is a globally recognized residential design studio in Great Falls, Virginia. The epitome of a slower-paced life well-lived, Lauren's style is natural, layered, and laid-back. Her philosophy is rooted in the belief that home is a haven and beauty is found in a feeling rather than an aesthetic. Elevated and simple while simultaneously grounded in authenticity and an appreciation for nature, Lauren's debut collection with Troy Lighting features designs that timelessly embody intentional living and old-world sensibility. The raw, effortless aesthetic of a found artifact is the hallmark of this intricately crafted collection. Rediscover the collection at High Point Market!

9am - 7pm Wednesday, April 17

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Commerce Concourse

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Vertuu Design Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Vertuu Design Location: Vertuu Design, IHFC, Hamilton, Floor 2, H215 Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

A Decade of Elevating Living Spaces with Style and Elegance Since 2013, we have been consistently pushing the boundaries of style and design, offering an extensive range of products that cater to diverse tastes and aesthetics. We always strive to maintain a unique style that sets us apart from the rest of the industry while still keeping up with the latest trends. We've had the privilege of being part of your homes and lives, and it's time to commemorate this remarkable journey. Vertuu Design invites you to visit our newly refreshed showroom (H215) from April 13-17, 2024. Join us for morning mimosas or a happy hour in the afternoon for beverages, snacks, and hot appetizers.

3pm - 7pm Wednesday, April 17

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Commerce Concourse

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Happy Hour

Home Trends and Design Location: Home Trends and Design Shuttle Stop: 16 (Red Line)

Join us daily at HTD during HPMKT for Happy Hour! Sip on refreshing Mango Margaritas as we unwind and celebrate amidst the bustling market atmosphere. See you there!